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Bumble Bee Fire

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Phoenix District Office
Bureau of Land Management
21605 North 7th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85027

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The Bumble Bee Fire was reported on the morning of August 7, 2020, west of I-17 Sunset Point Rest Area near the community of Bumble Bee. 
Evacuations: No evacuations currently. At this time the communities of Bumble Bee and Cleator are in “READY” status in accordance with Arizona’s Ready-Set-Go program.

Closures: No closures. Road closure was lifted. 

The public is reminded that wildfires are a “No Drone Zone.”  The use of private drones around or near a wildfire is prohibited by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Regulation and Arizona Statute.

Fire Danger is high. Use caution when recreating or working outdoors. Check for fire restrictions or information on fire activity around Arizona at:

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman Caused - Under Investigation
Date of OriginFriday August 07th, 2020 approx. 08:30 AM
Location1-17 West of Sunset Point Rest Area; 1/2 mi W of Bumble Bee, AZ
Incident CommanderD. Fernandez
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates34.17 latitude, -112.18 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel30
Size2,993 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained93%
Fuels Involved

high desert grass and brush

Significant Events

Fire perimeter will be in a patrol and monitor status. Firefighters will continue to look for heat that could challenge containment lines.


Planned Actions

Management returned to BLM Arizona Phoenix District at 0700 on 8/12/2020



Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Continued hot and dry conditions with gusty winds